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Elephant Scores 87 Percent on Math Exam at Zoo

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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 04:30 AM
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Elephant Scores 87 Percent on Math Exam at Zoo


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Under carefully controlled experimental conditions — essentially comprising a large cage and two buckets of assorted fruit — one elephant at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo managed to get its sums right 87 per cent of the time.

The elephants she subjected to the fruit-based arithmetic tests were as good at telling the difference between five and six as they were at spotting that five is greater than one, she said.
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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 04:30 AM
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Fascinating!

Between Chimps, Dolphins, and Elephants I think there is much to learn about their intelligence.

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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 05:09 AM
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Wow im sure he could beat me then i Suck!! at maths



posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 06:22 AM
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I wouldn't put it past them. Elephants are pretty intelligent creatures by most standards.

Now, I wonder how well it would perform if it were taught from childhood?



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